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physicsThe research fields of the UCT Physics department are high energy physics, nuclear physics, solid state and nano-scale physics, applied physics and physics education. The RW James Building houses laboratories equipped for nuclear physics, sold state and nanophysics, and physics education research. Additional facilities available to the Department are provided by iThemba Laboratories for Accelerator-Based Sciences (200MeV cyclotron and a 5MeV Van der Graaff accelerator), and many staff and students work as part of the ATLAS and ALICE collaborations at CERN.

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